Archive for December 16th, 2010
Read the December 11 Portland Press Herald obituary of USM alumna and former Muskie School director of student affairs Carlene Goldman.
Watch the December 10 “Maine Watch” on MPBN featuring Director & Research Professor of Environmental Science Lewis S. Incze talking about the Census of Marine Life and the biodiversity in the Gulf of Maine.
On December 10, a talk given by Reza Jalali, coordinator of Multicultural Affairs, on “Iran-U.S. Relationships: Hopes and Fears” was aired as part of MBPN’s “Speaking in Maine” series. The full talk also is available for listening on the Mid-Coast Forum on Foreign Relations website. To listen to Jalali, visit the second link and scroll down to his section.
On December 9, WABI Channel 5 did a story about USM’s new Doctor of nursing degree, which will be offered at the beginning of next year. Watch the video on the WABI website.
Read the December 7 Washington Post article about Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs for Research, Scholarship & Creative Activity Samantha Langely-Turnbaugh’s research on samples collected by her student Bill Yeo.
On December 7, ABC News did a story about cooking with medical marijuana. Professor of Sociology Wendy Chapkis was interviewed for the story and her comments appear in the online text that accompanies the video about a medical marijuana cookbook and cafes in Oregon and Colorado.
Associate Professor of Geography and Anthropology Matthew Bampton is Maine Medical Center as it participates in a national longitudinal study of children’s health in the United States. Read more about the study and its background in a December 6 Portland Press Herald article.
On December 4, Yahoo Sports featured a blog about Rick Chipman, a 41-year-old USM freshman in the wrestling program.
USM Associate Dean for Community Relations at Lewiston-Auburn College Jan Phillips was quoted in a December 4 Lewiston Sun Journal article about the new “First Class” program at College for ME-Androscoggin. Phillips is also chairwoman of College for ME-Androscoggin, and has been working hard to raise money for its implementation.